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St. John's Episcopal Church

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Address: 2401 E Broad St at 24th St, Richmond, VA 23223
Phone Number: 804 648 5015
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Important Part of Our Nations History!

Great (and important!) little spot to visit while in Richmond, you can walk the impeccably manicured grounds free of charge and see some great old gravestones. You can take a tour... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Elizabeth M
Oaklyn, New Jersey
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Oaklyn, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great (and important!) little spot to visit while in Richmond, you can walk the impeccably manicured grounds free of charge and see some great old gravestones. You can take a tour of the actual church free of charge and even attend services on Sunday if you wanted. The tour itself is maybe a half hour and they charge a nominal... More 

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Hartsdale, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 172 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although we were not there for a reenactment, our guide was fabulous, informative and passionate about history and this church. He was dressed in the Revolutionary era garb and when we were seated in the church and he yelled "Give Me Liberty of Give Me Death", we all felt it. These days, with so many threats to our liberty and... More 

Thank shapgo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the church where Patrick Henry gave his famous "Give me liberty, or Give me Death" speech. The reenactors do a good job. The church is old and beautiful - and still active. Nice place to visit.

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love history, but hate boring stuffy seminars. A visit to St. Johns Church was a great way to get in touch with Richmond Virginia’s Revolutionary period history without being put to sleep. The “Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death” speech was great. The actors are dressed in period clothing and really get into character. They know there lines... More 

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Pittsgrove, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

St. John's is a beautiful church located on a hill overlooking Richmond. Having traveled to Jamestown, Williamsburg, and Yorktown, we wanted to see the location where the political will to overtake the British came from . It was of course started by the lawyer Patrick Henry, as he prodded his fellow Patriots to unite with his famous words. Our docent... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The church is beautiful, and the curators are great ... they know the history behind this church. Services are still held in this church every Sunday.

Thank 1Souci
Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were with a group and had a tour with the speakers in colonial dress who were extremely informative and answered everyone's questions....Quite a hike from down top, though, but worthwhile

Thank Sandra L
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

Beautiful church and grounds with lovely re-enactment days of the famous Patrick Henry speech. Dress up and become part of the whole experience, like my kids did! The actors were wonderful and posed for pictures. The show closest to March 23rd is always a little grander since it's the actual anniversary of the Second Virginia Convention.There are guided tours for... More 

Thank LEDinVA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

This is a beautiful church with quiet, serene grounds. The history of the place makes it a "must see" for any history buff. It is the site of the famous, "give me liberty or give me death" speech by Patrick Henry. The day we went, our kiddos were acting up a bit, so we just hung out in the gift... More 

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Des Moines, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

I visited this place on a Thursday morning. This site -- the name sake for the Richmond area "Chapel Hill" -- is a well-maintained historic site with a neat visitor's center. My visit started with a small entrance fee for the St. John's Church tour (I believe about $5). I was the only person for the tour, so it was... More 

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